Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Question about surnames?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Question about surnames?

    I apologize in advance if this has been answered elsewhere or is in the FAQ's, it does seem that I read it somewhere but now when I need it can't find it!
    I have ordered YDNA for my dad, surname no problem. Now, I am about to order 2 MtDNA tests, one for my mom and one for my paternal side, a second cousin to test my paternal female line. When I order the test and they ask for surname what exactly do I put? The persons maiden name, or the earliest known female ancestor? I want to get this right before I order, so thought I would ask!
    Thanks!

  • #2
    You can leave the Surname field blank for the mtDNA tests -- it's really more useful for the Y-DNA surname studies.

    mtDNA lineages have different surnames every generation, so there's no one specific surname to focus on.

    Elise

    Comment


    • #3
      Thank you!

      Comment

      Working...
      X